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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Hexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Hexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Squalus griseus Bonnaterre, 1788, Tabl.encyclop.method.trois reg.Nat., Ichthyol., Paris, 9.

Squalus vacca Bloch and Schneider, 1801
Notidanus monge Risso, 1826
Hexanchus corinus Jordan and Gilbert, 1880
otidanus vulgaris Perez Canto, 1886
Hexanchus griseus australis De Buen, 1960.

FAO Names:
Bluntnose sixgill shark [English]
Requin griset [French]
(= Requin grisé, Fishing Area 34/47 in part)
Cañabota gris [Spanish]
HEX Hex 1 [FAO Code]

Bluntnose sixgill shark (Hexanchus griseus)